Orange Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

Orange Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
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Orange Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

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—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 medium navel orange, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • Dash nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped pecans, optional

Directions

Place sweet potato in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until almost tender. Drain. Arrange potato and orange slices in a 2-cup baking dish.
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, water, nutmeg and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 30 seconds or until mixture is melted and smooth, stirring once. Stir in orange peel. Pour over potato and orange.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until potato is tender, spooning glaze over potato and orange occasionally. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Orange Sweet Potato Bake in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p17

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 167 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 medium navel orange, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • Dash nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped pecans, optional
  1. Place sweet potato in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until almost tender. Drain. Arrange potato and orange slices in a 2-cup baking dish.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, water, nutmeg and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 30 seconds or until mixture is melted and smooth, stirring once. Stir in orange peel. Pour over potato and orange.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until potato is tender, spooning glaze over potato and orange occasionally. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Orange Sweet Potato Bake in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p17

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